Houghton student riding zipline at the EPIC Adventures ropes course.

EPIC Ropes Course & Zipline Information

The EPIC Ropes Course and Zipline at Houghton provide participants with a thrilling and challenging experience. Be prepared to push yourself to new limits, and challenge yourself as you navigate across our high obstacle course 30-feet in the air or zip through the woods!

All participants wear a harness and helmet and are fully secured to ensure your safety. Closed-toe sturdy shoes that tie and surround the foot are required to participate. Participants must be 7 years of age or older or over 50 lbs. Maximum weight is 250 lbs.

No pre-registration is needed. Plan on at least 2 hours to allow for the full experience.

How to Get Here

The EPIC Ropes Course is located in the Houghton Forest and can accessed in multiple ways.

  • Drive and park at the Centerville Road Trailhead located across the street from 7465 Centerville Road. Hike by following the yellow trail markers to the EPIC Ropes Course entrance.
  • Hike from campus, heading from the Nielsen Center down the hill to the KPAC. From the trailhead kiosk, follow the yellow trail markers and head uphill, past the Ski Hill hut and through the gate, until you reach the EPIC Ropes Course entrance.

Zip n' Play Days

Spring & Summer 2024 Coming soon!


Zip n' Play Bundle:

$30 per person

* includes high ropes course and zipline

Zipline Only:

$10 per person

*unlimited zips